Communication

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20 Ways to Practice the Art of Listening

In a world dominated by fast-paced communication, social media, and instant messaging, the art of listening often takes a back seat. It’s important to understand the significance of effective communication and the role listening plays in fostering meaningful relationships. In this blog post, we’ll explore 20 ways to hone your skills as a better listener, […]

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The Ultimate Communication Workbook: Helping Couples Grow Together

Communication is a vital component in every relationship, especially in a marriage. It’s the foundation upon which understanding, affection, and respect are built. However, having effective communication in a marriage doesn’t come naturally to everyone. It requires effort, practice, and the right tools. That’s where the Ultimate Communication Toolkit comes in, aiming to help couples

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Five Tips to Strengthen Your Marriage Today

Marriage is a beautiful and fulfilling experience, but it has challenges. At times, even the happiest of marriages can experience turbulence. However, the good news is that with the right tools and strategies, couples can work through their difficulties and emerge stronger and more resilient. This blog post will discuss five ways to strengthen your

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Feeling Disconnected from Your Partner? 3 Actionable Tips to Rebuild Intimacy and Connection in Your Relationship

“I feel like we’re just going through the motions.” “We act more like roommates than lovers” “Ever since we had kids, it seems like we just co-parent.” “I don’t even know who my partner is anymore.” Have you or your partner ever had these thoughts or said these things to each other?  Regardless of whether

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How to stop interrupting: A therapist’s tip

How to Stop Interrupting Others in Conversation In the rush of conversations, the urge to interject often overrides the practice of active listening. Interrupting, while sometimes unintentional, can hinder effective communication, disrupt the flow of dialogue, and inadvertently undermine relationships. Other times, it can cause major escalation for couples. To navigate this common yet often

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Taking a Break during a fight – Negotiated Breaks

Alright, everyone. Raise your hand if you’ve ever found yourself in the middle of an argument with your partner, feeling completely overwhelmed, exhausted, and over it. Okay, good. Now keep your hand up if, in those moments, you’ve ever felt yourself wanting to roll your eyes, throw your hands up, and just walk away. Maybe

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